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Great Lakes Commission applauds unanimous House passage of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act, urges Senate to act

For immediate release: April 26, 2016

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Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission today applauded the unanimous passage of the bipartisan Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act (H.R. 223) by the U.S. House of Representatives and urged the Senate to ...   Read More »

GLC’s Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative releases case studies

Handwicking invasive Phragmites along the Lake Huron shoreline. Photo courtesy of D. Jacobs

Non-native Phragmites is managed throughout the Great Lakes region by organizations and individuals working under varying circumstances toward diverse goals.  As a result, managers develop different strategies to address their specific needs, and the opportunity to learn ...   Read More »

Michigan DEQ and Great Lakes Commission announce MiCorps Volunteer Stream Monitoring Program Grant Awards for 2016

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Great Lakes Commission (GLC) are pleased to announce nearly $64,000 in grants to help ten organizations perform local water quality monitoring work under the Michigan Clean Water Corps (MiCorps) Program.

The MiCorps Program was established to assist the state’s volunteer ...   Read More »

Coalition of states, cities, tribes, business, industry, and conservation groups urge Congress to pass Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act

For immediate release: March 17, 2016  |   Download News Release PDF  |   Download Joint Letter on GLRI Authorization

Ann Arbor, Mich. – A coalition of Great Lakes states, cities, tribes, business, industry, and conservation leaders today called on congressional leaders to pass the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act,...   Read More »

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